Free certificate templates that can be personalized with your own text. They can be used for any purpose: Certificate of achievement, certificate of completion, certificate of appreciation, etc. You can also change the award ribbon icon and/or add your own logo.
Certificate of Appreciation Template
The text on all award certificates can be edited. For example, in the following certificate template, it was changed to “Certificate of Appreciation”. You can change all of the text so that the templates can be used for any purpose.
How to change the text
These certificate templates can be used for any purpose if you change the text. They read “Certificate of Achievement” but both the title and the rest of the text can be changed. For example, if you want to change it to “Certificate of Completion” then double click on the title and type the title that you would like to appear. Instead of the reason for receiving the award you can describe the program or course that was completed.
How to Add another Signature
The template has one signature in the samples provided but you can add as many as you like or even erase it if nobody is going to be signing. To add another signature, just click on the A to add text. Type the name of the authorized person and drag it to the correct location. If necessary change the font so that it is the same as the other signature. You can also drag it to the right or left to make it bigger or smaller.
How to Erase the Signature
You might want the certificate to be signed by hand and therefore might want to erase the signature. To do this click on the little x in the bottom right hand side of the text box.
You can use this method to erase any text on the template.
How to Change the Award Ribbon Icon
Each template has an award related icon such as an award ribbon. You can change the icon by clicking on another picture. It will replace the original one.
How to Change the Color of the Award Ribbon
If you want to change the color just click on it and you will see a color box below. Click on the color box and select another color. Click on “select” and the color should change to the one that you selected.